Chereen Cloete is an Educational Psychologist currently in private practice. In 2005, she obtained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education from UNISA, after which she went on to teach in the foundation phase for three years. She attained her Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Pretoria, completing her internship year at the Centre for Psychological Services and Career Development (PsyCaD) at the University of Johannesburg in 2012.
Before venturing into private practice, she first worked at the ADD Lab and then at Pretoria Boys’ High School where she was employed as a Psychologist. Her task portfolio at the school involved learning support and guidance to educators, learners and parents, as well as collating and submitting the concession applications to the Department of Education.
Chereen is a Tomatis Level-One Practitioner, as well as an Interactive Metronome (IM) Practitioner.
She has co-authored an article in the Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and has presented at the PsySSA Conference in 2011 and the ICP Congress in 2012. She has written articles for a number of magazines and has been interviewed on radio.
The focus of her practice is assisting children by using an integrated approach in identifying and addressing any learning difficulties or behavioural obstacles that may interfere with their ability to realise their full potential.